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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 588

    PAIRE DE STATUETTES ALLEGORIQUES

    ITALIE, PROBABLEMENT VENISE, DEBUT DU XVIIEME SIECLE

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    PAIRE DE STATUETTES ALLEGORIQUES
    ITALIE, PROBABLEMENT VENISE, DEBUT DU XVIIEME SIECLE
    En bronze doré, la Prudence tenant un miroir de sa main gauche et un serpent de sa main droite; l'Abondance tenant une corne d'abondance de sa main droite; sur une base rectangulaire entièrement moulée, socle d'époque postérieure en marbre verde antico
    Hauteur: 15.7 et 16 cm. (6¼ et 6 in.), Hauteur totale: 17.5 et 18 cm. (7 et 7¼ in.) (2)


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    Post Lot Text

    A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE ALLEGORICAL STATUETTES, EMBLEMATIC OF ABUNDANCE AND PRUDENCE
    ITALIAN, PROBABLY VENETIAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Each depicted standing, Prudence holding a mirror in her left hand and a snake in her right; Abundance holding a cornucopia filled with flowers in her right hand; each on an integrally cast rectangular plinth and a later verde antico marble base